Université Catholique de Bukavu

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University Overview

Established in 1989, Université Catholique de Bukavu (Catholic University of Bukavu) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bukavu (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), South Kivu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et Universitaire, République Démocratique du Congo (Ministry of Higher Education, Democratic Republic of the Congo), Université Catholique de Bukavu (UCB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Université Catholique de Bukavu (UCB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Congolese higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Catholic University of Bukavu
Acronym UCB
Founded 1989
Motto Super Lacus Ac Montes Splendends
Radiant above the lakes and hills
Colours Blue sky, green, red and yellow

University Location

Address Bugabo 02, Avenue de la Mission, Commune de Kadutu
Bukavu (population range: 250,000-499,999)
South Kivu
Congo DR
T +243 994 161 717
F +243 762741134

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Avenida de la Mission, Bugabo 2, Commune de Kadutu
Bukavu
+243 994 161 717
997 440 220

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université Catholique de Bukavu's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et Universitaire, République Démocratique du Congo


Year of first Accreditation

1991

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • L'Association des Universités et Instituts Supérieurs Catholiques d'Afrique et de Madagascar (ASUNICAM)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019